Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics0.23% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '20 at 22:24
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Memory 91.6
1-Core 127
2-Core 201
84% 140 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 654
68% 536 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1684 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.0
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.23% Terrible
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 4.2
Parallax 2.5
2% 4.53 fps
MRender 1.6
Gravity 0.2
Splatting 0.2
0% 0.67 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 0.23%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 256GB-$149
205GB free
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 418 431 376 426 408 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 505
Write 456
Mixed 327
SusWrite 414
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 45.1
101% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 112
112% 173 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 110%
Spcc Solid State Disk 256GB
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 395 241 94 220 197 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 118%
USB Flash Memory 2GB
2GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.2 4.6 4.6 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
2.66% Terrible
Read 7.5
Write 4.2
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 4.4
6% 5.07 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
10% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.66%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-074.A00LF 9905471-074.A00LF ASU16D3LU1KFG/8G ASU16D3LU1KFG/8G 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
58.2% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 16.5
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 82%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,306
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